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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Frank Vincenzi
Topic: And Now for Something Different: A Peek Under the Tent Flap of the Carnival Known as Mind-Body Medicine

References:

  1. Davidson RJ, Kabat-Zinn J, Schumacher J, Rosenkranz M, Muller D, Santorelli SF, Urbanowski F, Harrington A, Bonus K, Sheridan JF. Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosom Med. 2003 Jul-Aug; 65(4): 564-70.

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  3. Miller MA, Rahe RH. Life changes scaling for the 1990s. J Psychosom Res. 1997 Sep; 43(3): 279-92.

  4. Rosengren A, Hawken S, Ounpuu S, Sliwa K, Zubaid M, Almahmeed WA, Blackett KN, Sitthi-amorn C, Sato H, Yusuf S; INTERHEART investigators. Association of psychosocial risk factors with risk of acute myocardial infarction in 11119 cases and 13648 controls from 52 countries (the INTERHEART study): case-control study. Lancet. 2004 Sep 11; 364(9438): 953-62.

  5. Seeman TE, McEwen BS, Rowe JW, Singer BH. Allostatic load as a marker of cumulative biological risk: MacArthur studies of successful aging. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Apr 10; 98(8): 4770-5. Epub 2001 Apr 3.

  6. Sephton SE, Sapolsky RM, Kraemer HC, Spiegel D. Diurnal cortisol rhythm as a predictor of breast cancer survival. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2000 Jun 21; 92(12): 994-1000.

  7. Yusuf S, Hawken S, Ounpuu S, Dans T, Avezum A, Lanas F, McQueen M, Budaj A, Pais P, Varigos J, Lisheng L; INTERHEART Study Investigators. Effect of potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in 52 countries (the INTERHEART study): case-control study. Lancet. 2004 Sep 11; 364(9438): 937-52.

Reviews:
  1. McEwen BS. Protective and damaging effects of stress mediators. N Engl J Med. 1998 Jan 15; 338(3): 171-9. Review.

  2. McEwen BS. Protection and damage from acute and chronic stress: allostasis and allostatic overload and relevance to the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Dec; 1032: 1-7.


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